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Weipa Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 36°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.8°C steady
Updated at 05:50 EST

Peninsula for Saturday Mostly sunny. High chance of showers in the west, slight chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm this evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then tending E/NE in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 30s.

Currently at Weipa Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.8°C steady
Dew Point 23.2°C steady
Feels Like 24.8°C
Relative Humidity 91%
Wind icon
ESE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1009.6hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 33.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Lockhart River Ap 21.3°C
Coen Ap 23.7°C
Horn Island 25.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Weipa

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
30°C

12pm

Mostly clear
34°C

3pm

Mostly clear
36°C

6pm

Mostly clear
31°C

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National Forecast

Weipa 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower
Maximum 36°C 35°C 35°C 35°C 35°C 35°C 33°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 60% 50% 50% 30% 40% 60% 50%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 15
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction E 15km/h
E
WSW 15km/h
WSW
ESE 13km/h
ESE
WSW 16km/h
WSW
ESE 13km/h
ESE
SW 15km/h
SW
ESE 11km/h
ESE
WSW 16km/h
WSW
ESE 11km/h
ESE
SW 15km/h
SW
SE 16km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 62% 44% 69% 45% 68% 48% 67% 47% 66% 51% 67% 45% 69% 42%
Dew Point 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 19°C

Weipa Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Sat 17:14 EST
rise
Sun 05:06 EST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Weipa Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
24.6°C 35°C 8.4mm
Thu
Dec 14
24.1°C 35.0°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
24.0°C 35.8°C 5.4mm
Tue
Dec 12
23.7°C 36.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
23.8°C 35.4°C 0.0mm

Weipa Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1968.2mm
122.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1462.0mm
109 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
975.4mm
109 Day(s)
Wettest Day
68.4mm
Jan 16
Lowest Temperature
16.0°C
Jun 24
Highest Temperature
37.9°C
Oct 14

Weipa Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.9°C
7th
Lowest On Record
20.7°C
7th 1998
Average This Month
23.8°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
24.2°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.2°C
10th
Highest On Record
38.8°C
11th 2016
Average This Month
34.8°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
34.0°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
55.4mm
2nd
Total This Month
109.8mm
5 Day(s)
Long-term Average
280.3mm
17.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
876.0mm
1992
Driest On Record
59.2mm
2013
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